UA hoops: Friends Miller and Matta meet again

2013-03-25T22:00:00Z UA hoops: Friends Miller and Matta meet againBruce Pascoe Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 25, 2013 10:00 pm  • 

Out of Lute Olson’s heartache — and a tiny office in Oxford, Ohio — grew a friendship that will be renewed again Thursday in Los Angeles.

Arizona’s Sean Miller and Ohio State’s Thad Matta, who will face each other in a Sweet 16 game at the Staples Center, were both assistant coaches for Miami (Ohio) on March 16, 1995, when the 12th-seeded Redskins handed Arizona its third first-round NCAA tournament upset in four years.

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